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From: How to Hold a Pebble


Includes the poems: An American Immigration Guard, Uncontainable, By the Banks of a Vanishing River, The Zoo, ਦਲੀਪ ਿਸੰਘ, Double Bond, You a Genius, Mirabel, Deep Time Nut, Ozymandias II, Mountains, ਪਤਾ Residences, Endings, Boreal Realism, and Beauty.



Jaspreet Singh

Jaspreet Singh’s short pieces have appeared in Granta, Brick, Walrus, Zoetrope, Neue Zürcher Zeitung, and the New York Times. He is the author of the novels Helium, Chef, and Face; the story collection Seventeen Tomatoes; the poetry collections November and How to Hold a Pebble; and the memoir My Mother, My Translator. He is a recipient of several awards and has been translated into many languages. He lives in Calgary, the traditional territory and home to the diverse Indigenous peoples such as: Niitsitapi, Siksika, Kainai, Piikuni, Tsuut’ina, Métis, Îyâxe Nakoda. You can find him online at